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did you gain weight when you stopped breastfeeding?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:59 PM on Apr. 5, 2010 in Health

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  • No. Some women do, others actually lose weight. I did neither.

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:01 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • i lost alot of weight bf...when i stopped i lost about 20 lbs more then i just stopped losing weight but i like the weigh i look now..ooh and i think that really helped me was wearing a full body re-shaper

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 7:05 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • No. In fact, I lost weight.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:18 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • Well, when I stopped breastfeeding my first I was 5 months pregnant with my 2nd, so that doesn't really count! When my 2nd weaned my weight did not change. I'll let you know what happens after #3!

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 7:29 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

  • After I quit breastfeeding my 16 month old I gained about 10 lbs, but slowly so I didn't really notice it until it was packed on there! While I was breastfeeding I could eat literally anything and still not gain weight - it was so nice. Now I'm pregnant with #5 and totally plan on enjoying it as long as possible!

    Answer by missanc at 9:25 PM on Apr. 5, 2010

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